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Review: The Muppets movie is everything you want it to be

Review: The Muppets movie is everything you want it to be

By | November 23, 2011 at 12:01 am | 10 comments

Maybe it was the wine (thanks, Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, for your always wonderful food service!), but as I watched The Muppets, I could not stop smiling. I admit it: I was nervous before the film began. The Muppets hold so much cultural cachet: would the characters hold up...

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Photo challenge: Can you name everyone in Chelsea Handler’s posse?

Photo challenge: Can you name everyone in Chelsea Handler’s posse?

By | November 22, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 139 comments

The easiest way to judge whether a television show is successful is to take a look at its ratings. The higher, the better if you didn’t know. Another tell-tale sign a show is doing well: when a completely separate second show about the making of the first show is created, and...

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Portlandia’s Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are going on tour!

Portlandia’s Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are going on tour!

By | November 21, 2011 at 10:41 am | No comments

In the unlikely event you're not properly excited for the second season of IFC's Portlandia, which goes down Jan. 6, let us submit this delicious piece of information. The show's stars, writers and co-creators Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are hitting the road for a string...

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Parks and Recreation: Andy goes to college and Leslie and Ben make out in public

Parks and Recreation: Andy goes to college and Leslie and Ben make out in public

By | November 20, 2011 at 9:20 pm | No comments

Improvements abound this week, as Leslie and Ben make a new park, Chris orders up a new Parks Department logo, and Andy embarks on a quest for personal betterment that would make Chris proud and Ron Swanson give up all his gold. Plus, some public sexiness takes place on...

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Jason Segel, the Muppets and more lead to a satisfying episode of SNL

Jason Segel, the Muppets and more lead to a satisfying episode of SNL

By | November 20, 2011 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments

This week, Saturday Night Live followed up last week's success with an equally strong episode that found Jason Segel as host-- with a little help from his Muppet friends, of course. The movie comes out on Wednesday, after all. I feel like we saw more Vanessa Bayer and Jay...

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Watch the full episode: Beavis and Butt-head in “Super Size Me/Bathroom Break”

Watch the full episode: Beavis and Butt-head in “Super Size Me/Bathroom Break”

By | November 19, 2011 at 11:46 am | 3 comments

What's that? You missed this week's Beavis and Butt-head on MTV? Well, lucky for you, the entire episode is here for your viewing pleasure. Check it out and tell us what you thought of the episode. Enjoy! Get More: Beavis and Butt-Head, Full...

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New episodes of Arrested Development will debut in 2013 on Netflix

New episodes of Arrested Development will debut in 2013 on Netflix

By | November 18, 2011 at 9:23 pm | One comment

Early last month we got the exciting news that there would not just be new Arrested Development episodes, but there would also be a full-fledged motion picture. And today, we're happy to report that indeed the show will start rolling out new episodes; however, we'll have to wait...

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Garlin and Guzman pop in, the dean strips and Troy and Britta get close on a stellar “Community”

Garlin and Guzman pop in, the dean strips and Troy and Britta get close on a stellar “Community”

By | November 18, 2011 at 10:35 am | 15 comments

It's with a heavy heart that I come to you guys this week, you guys. By now you've no doubt heard the news that Community will be yanked off the air mid-season for oh-my-fucking-god a Chelsea Handler production. But fret not: Parks and Rec faced the same fate just last year and...

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Watch a preview of the Woody Allen documentary featuring Chris Rock, Larry David, more

Watch a preview of the Woody Allen documentary featuring Chris Rock, Larry David, more

By | November 17, 2011 at 7:31 pm | One comment

Listen up, comedy nerds. There will be a two part Woody Allen documentary on PBS starting this Sunday, Nov. 20, airing from 9 to 11 pm ET. The second part goes down Monday, Nov. 21 and airs from 9 - 10:30 pm ET. Part of the network's American Masters series, the documentary --...

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